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Napoleon’s undefeatable nemesis – Typhus

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In this week’s dose of Boiling Point Science, Tim catches up with Suzi Claflin and learns all about her latest project – a podcast called Direct Transmission.

In this five part series, Suzi explores how tuberculosis became fashionable Romantic-era England, how disease shaped Lupin’s character in the Harry Potter series and how typhus helped destroy Napoleon’s Grand Armee.

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